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United States threatens nations over world breastfeeding resolution, shocking health officials

The position of the USA is aligned with infant formula manufacturers (the United States dominates the $70 billion industry, which has been on the downturn in wealthier nations in the last few years as more women are breastfeeding), and, unsurprisingly, was a complete about-turn from the Obama administration. [Full Article...]

Most senior Brexit official quits United Kingdom government

Most senior Brexit official quits United Kingdom government She said she and the two departed ministers "do not agree about the best way of delivering our shared commitment to honouring the result of the referendum" in which voters opted to leave the EU. He claims crucial decisions have been postponed, including preparations for a "no-deal" scenario, "with the result that we appear to be heading for a semi-Brexit, with large parts of the economy still lock... [Full Article...]

The most interesting late development in Trump's Supreme Court derby

Kennedy sometimes joined the liberal justices on key rulings on divisive social issues like abortion and gay rights, a practice his replacement may not duplicate. The new nominee will nearly certainly change the court's ideological balance, making the conservative Chief Justice, John Roberts, the ideological centre of the court as well as its public face. [Full Article...]

England's victory over Sweden seen by 20m fans

England's victory over Sweden seen by 20m fans England fans have had many reasons to celebrate hard over the past few weeks, having eagerly watched their team go from strength to strength in the 2018 World Cup . A 27-year-old man had been arrested and they are searching for one other alleged offender. Of course, there were some fans who took things a bit too far. [Full Article...]

GBP/USD stumbles at 1.33 as Brexit continues to fracture the UK's parliament

GBP/USD stumbles at 1.33 as Brexit continues to fracture the UK's parliament After a day when the foreign secretary canceled meetings for crisis talks at his official residence in central London, Johnson chose to walk from his job - just hours after May's Brexit minister David Davis did the same in protest at her plans. [Full Article...]

Hosts Russia disappointed but exit World Cup stage with pride

Hosts Russia disappointed but exit World Cup stage with pride The two leaders may meet without aides, as Trump and Kim did in Singapore, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. The team was ranked 70th in the world by Federation Internationale de Football Association before the World Cup started, making the host nation the lowest ranking side in the event. [Full Article...]

Here Are Trump’s Reported ‘Final Four’ Picks for Supreme Court Justice

Supreme Court . Last week the president conducted interviews on Monday and Tuesday, whittling down a list of 25 figures vetted by conservative groups. Liberal groups have geared up to protect Roe v. Wade , the Supreme Court case that upheld women's rights to an abortion, from being overturned. A half-hour after Trump is scheduled to appear with his choice in an East Room ceremony, Demand Justi... [Full Article...]

Iranian women dance in solidarity with teenager arrested for her videos

Iranian state TV aired a video in which she apologized for "breaking moral norms" but said any breach was not her intention. Hojabri is reportedly one of several people arrested and released on bail in Iran in recent weeks on charges related to dancing to pop music without wearing a hijab. [Full Article...]

Lebanese tourist sentenced to over 8 years in prison for insulting Egypt

Lebanese tourist sentenced to over 8 years in prison for insulting Egypt She also accused men of sexually harassing her and even called Egyptian women "prostitutes". Mazbouh tried to apologize in another video, but lawyers had already filed complaints against her, prompting the Public Prosecutor to demand her arrest on charges of "insulting the Egyptians". [Full Article...]

Michael Appleton on success of England's Harry Maguire

Michael Appleton on success of England's Harry Maguire Mr Williams told The Independent: "Six weeks ago, Ben couldn't talk or walk but we've essentially seen our little boy come back to us in the last few weeks". Prior to the treatment he had asked for the World Cup and Liam Herbert Tweeted the emotional video alongside a message asking Kane if he could do the same. [Full Article...]

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigns

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigns Davis said he could not support May's plan to maintain close trade and regulatory ties with the European Union , which he said gave " too much away, too easily ". "In a resignation letter , Davis said the "'common rule book' policy hands control of large swathes of our economy to the European Union and is certainly not returning control of our laws in any real sense". [Full Article...]

Girl raped by school principal, teachers and students for seven months

Girl raped by school principal, teachers and students for seven months The accused threatened to make the video viral if she reported the matter to anyone in the school or at her hom, she said. Later, four to five students joined along with the principal and two teachers. The girl was sent to a local hospital for a medical check-up and police are searching for the other accused. The girl's father was released from jail a couple of days ago and a complaint was lodge... [Full Article...]

Duduzane Zuma granted R100k bail

Duduzane Zuma granted R100k bail Duduzane Zuma, 34 years old, has come under scrutiny for his yearslong business partnership with the Guptas, a family of Indian immigrants that until recently controlled a corporate empire stretching from media to mining. A few Duduzane supporters were at loggerheads with journalists as they attempted to prevent pictures of Duduzane from being taken outside the courthouse, calling them sellouts, f... [Full Article...]

One dead after helicopter crashes into condominiums in Williamsburg

One dead after helicopter crashes into condominiums in Williamsburg Michelle Anaya said Monday. State police received reports of the crash and subsequent fire at the Bristol Commons townhomes in Williamsburg at 4.42pm. Officials at the College of William & Mary said the crash happened near the Dillard Complex. That witness suspected that authorities may have known the helicopter was in distress prior since he estimated crews arrived "30 seconds" after the cras... [Full Article...]

A giant Donald Trump balloon set to fly across Parliament

A giant Donald Trump balloon set to fly across Parliament Plans to fly a giant inflatable figure depicting Donald Trump as a baby over London during the United States president's visit have been approved . The city's mayor, Sadiq Khan , recently approved a request for the flight of a 6-meter-tall inflatable blimp caricaturing the hot-headed American leader that will linger above Parliament during his visit. [Full Article...]

Giuliani: No Reason for Trump to Consider Pardoning Cohen

Giuliani: No Reason for Trump to Consider Pardoning Cohen Davis appears to have taken an approach similar to that of Michael Avenatti, the attorney for Stormy Daniels who often uses social media to blast Trump, as well as Cohen, and numerous president's supporters. "We're not asking to show us that he committed a crime", Giuliani said on " Meet the Press ". "I have debriefed all their witnesses", he said. Giuliani said Trump won't give an interview unl... [Full Article...]

Philippine president vows to resign if anybody can prove God exists

Philippine president vows to resign if anybody can prove God exists After the incident, he stopped being a Catholic and chose to create his own notion of a supreme being. "While confessing, we were being fondled", Duterte said in a speech in Davao City, as quoted by The Inquirer recently. There is really God. Amid the criticisms, officials have arranged a meeting between Duterte and the head of the largest association of Catholic bishops on Monday. [Full Article...]

North Korea reminds Trump its nuclear weapons won't come cheap

North Korea reminds Trump its nuclear weapons won't come cheap US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has brushed off North Korean charges that he used "gangster-like" diplomacy in negotiations in Pyongyang , saying that he would continue to pursue denuclearisation talks with the regime. "We confirmed that security assurances will be provided to North Korea as agreed in the summit". "If those requests were gangster-like then the world is a gangster, because i... [Full Article...]

Nirbhaya gang rape: Supreme Court to decide on death sentence, Monday

Nirbhaya gang rape: Supreme Court to decide on death sentence, Monday The young man survived but the woman died later at a hospital in Singapore. January 3 , 2017: The Delhi police on files a 33-page charge sheet in a local court against five men arrested in the case. The curative would be heard by the three seniormost judges of the apex court and the judges on the Bench. The review petitions challenge the judgment of the Supreme Court delivered on May 5... [Full Article...]

Trudeau suggests Ford doesn't fully understand Canada's refugee system

Trudeau suggests Ford doesn't fully understand Canada's refugee system The federal government has so far offered $11 million in funding to the province, but MacLeod said that will cover a fraction of the costs incurred in Toronto alone. "We are at capacity now", she said. "We are going to see that in the results". All the costs flowing from these newcomers, including housing and social assistance, should be carried by the federal government, she said. [Full Article...]


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